Create Windows 10 ISO image from Existing Installation  

Page 34 of 34 FirstFirst ... 24323334
  1. Kari's Avatar
    Posts : 15,159
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       3 Weeks Ago #330

    GBH said: View Post
    So is there something obviously wrong with it please?
    Apart from two deprecated, no longer working and therefore ignored settings in your answer file (SkipMachineOOBE and SkipUserOOBE), it is totally OK and will work as it is. It will make OOBE phase of Windows Setup completely automatic, unattended.

    Really, there are no errors in your answer file.

    However, as unattend.xml only automates OOBE, not the installation itself, Windows Setup will of course ask about region and keyboard, which partition Windows will be installed, and so on. Your answer file only automates the phase that starts after initial Windows installation, after first reboot in setting up Windows.

    If you want a completely unattended Windows Setup, automatic partitioning and installation followed by automated OOBE, see this tutorial for instructions: Create media for automated unattended install of Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials

    Quote from beginning of above mentioned tutorial:

    Installing Windows 10 is done in three phases:
    1. Boot from install media, run Windows Setup
    2. Configure hardware devices
    3. Windows Welcome (OOBE)

    In normal install, user interaction is required in phases 1 and 3, phase 2 being run automatically without user interaction. In phase 1 user selects language and keyboard layout settings for system accounts, enters product key for specific edition or selects edition manually if product key is not entered at this stage, and selects disk and partition to install Windows. When phase 1 is done, Windows restarts to phase 2 which is done without user interaction and when ready automatically restarts to phase 3.

    In phase 3 user selects region and language settings for user accounts, creates initial admin user account, chooses OneDrive and privacy settings and finally boots to desktop.

    Your answer file takes care of that phase 3, but for phase 1 you need another answer file. How to create it is told in the tutorial.

    Kari
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    2 Weeks Ago #331

    Ah, Wow thanks Kari.. what a great summary.
    Off I go to your other great tutorial.
    Thanks Again
    G
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    2 Weeks Ago #332

    GBH said: View Post
    Ah, Wow thanks Kari.. what a great summary.
    Off I go to your other great tutorial.
    Thanks Again
    G
    Have you successfully created iSO ?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. Kari's Avatar
    Posts : 15,159
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter
       2 Weeks Ago #333

    Baserwe said: View Post
    Have you successfully created iSO ?
    About the ISO and making a USB installer, I posted this in another thread:

    Kari said: View Post
    emmapeel6490 said: View Post
    I have some issues with creating a USB-Flashdrive. I did it with your Powershell script. But whatever I do it doesn't work.
    The problem is that FAT32 file system used in USB install media has a file size limit of 4 GB. The custom WIM images are usually bigger, so they cannot be copied to FAT32 formatted USB flash drive.

    Luckily, there are workarounds. For instance, you can create a USB flash drive which contains a FAT32 formatted bootable partition, and an NTFS formatted partition to store Windows installation files. See this tutorial for instructions: Create bootable USB installer if install.wim is greater than 4GB | Windows 10 Tutorials

    Another option is to split large install.wim file to smaller files, and install / deploy Windows 10 using DISM. More in this tutorial: DISM - Split install.wim file | Windows 10 Tutorials

    Kari
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    1 Week Ago #334

    Baserwe said: View Post
    Have you successfully created iSO ?
    Can I understand that this is the right thing to do?
    19 Best Free ISO Creator for Windows in 2018 Boomzi
    ISO Creator - How to Create ISO Image from Folder/DVD/CD
    If they're not,like the Rufus and ImgBurn must be working .
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    1 Week Ago #335

    Yes I have but only with the phase 3 unattend.xml and all works fine
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    1 Week Ago #336

    GBH said: View Post
    Have you successfully created iSO ?
    G

    Yes I have but only with the phase 3 unattend.xml and all works fine
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
Page 34 of 34 FirstFirst ... 24323334

Tutorial Categories

Create Windows 10 ISO image from Existing Installation Tutorial Index Network & Sharing Instalation and Upgrade Browsers and Email General Tips Gaming Customization Apps and Features Virtualization BSOD System Security User Accounts Hardware and Drivers Updates and Activation Backup and Restore Performance and Maintenance Mixed Reality Phone


Related Threads
Backup & Restore Create System Image in Windows 10 in Tutorials
How to Create a System Image in Windows 10 A system image is an exact copy of all system disks which can be used to restore your PC to the state it was in at the time the image was made. By default, a system image only includes the drives that...
The error in the title appears when I try to format my C partition to install windows 10 there. This error does not appear when I install windows 7,I just formatted and installed 7 successfully however it doesn't work for Windows 10. Specs 2.9 GHZ...
Hi, I have seen posts that are partially related to my question, but do not answer all of my questions. Here the situation: GOAL: Create a dualboot system with a clean WIndows 10 installation on SSD while keeping my regular Windows XP for as...
Windows 10 Create System Image in Backup and Restore
Windows 10 build 10586 x64. When I try to create a System Image I find that Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 are both selected. How Do I just create a system Image for Windows 10
I had a kali linux installed in my computer. Then I tried to install Windows 10 using a bootable USB drive. (I created it by downloading the windows 10 ISO and then creating USB drive using Rufus.) But when I was trying to install windows 10, it...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:17.
Find Us